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Study: criminal defamation unduly limits media freedom

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today released a comparative study “Defamation and Insult Laws in the OSCE Region” finding that criminal law remains an instrument to excessively limit media freedom. Commissioned by the representative and conducted by International Press Institute (IPI) Director of Press […]

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Slovenia approves reforms to law on classified information

The Slovenian Parliament earlier this month voted 86-1 to introduce a public-interest defence for persons accused of publishing classified information. The move followed the highly publicised trial of Delo investigative journalist Anuška Delić on charges of publishing classified state intelligence after she revealed links between the Slovenian neo-Nazi group Blood and Honour and members of the […]

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SEEMO, CEI seek entries for investigative journalism award

The Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), in special partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)’s Media Program South East Europe, have opened a call for applications for the 2015 CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism. The Call […]

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Slovenia campaign takes aim at criminal defamation laws

The Slovene Association of Journalists (DNS) today launched a campaign, supported by the International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), to reform Slovenia’s defamation laws as well as criminal provisions related to the publication of classified information. The campaign was announced during a joint press conference with DNS […]

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